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Does the CDC have a list of venomous snakes?

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of venomous snakes on its website.The list includes copperheads, rattlesnakes, cottonmouths and coral snakes. It's a useful list to have for people who work outdoor in agricultural and forestry industries.

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The CDC's website also includes the possible signs and symptoms of snake bite. It gives tips on how workers can protect themselves against snake bite and how to give first aid if a person is bitten by any type of snake. Though most snakes aren't venomous, a good number may still bite when they're angry, and this can put a person at risk for infection.

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